…there is a novel – a remarkably brave and optimistic novel – that addresses the possibility of an America without government. It’s clear-eyed; it allows that there would be some difficulties and some dangers. It also allows that such a project would probably have a limited lifetime. But it is among the most cheerful documents ever to emerge from science fiction. Indeed, it’s almost as good as this widely celebrated masterpiece.
The novel of which I speak is the late Cyril M. Kornbluth’s magnum opus The Syndic.
It’s free. Download it! What have you got to lose?
,Got it through the Science Fiction Book Club back in the ’60s.